Tag Archives: Verona

Travel in Italy – Leaving Verona

Monday May 7 It’s a gorgeous day in Verona. The sun is shining and it is supposed to be in the low 70’s. After breakfast and my morning cappuccino Sue and I walked to Piazza Bra to get the Hop … Continue reading

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Travel in Italy – Verona

We arrived in Verona by 5:30 and took a taxi to Hotel Accademia where we were greeted by the very pleasant Sara at the reception desk. She informed us that we had been upgraded to a superior room and that … Continue reading

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Clock Towers in Italy

Almost every town in Italy has a clock tower and in many cases these tall monuments become landmarks of those  towns. In some cases they are tourist attractions and visitors line up to climb to the top to take advantage … Continue reading

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Italy Travel Planning and Boutiques

I have been getting ready to go to Italy again soon and since part of the trip includes a  Med cruise I have been spending a lot of time on the Cruise Critic message boards. They are a great source … Continue reading

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Eating in Italy – Outdoor Trattorias, Restaurants, and More

I don’t pretend to know the difference between trattorias, osterias, restaurants, or cafés in Italy. All I know is that whenever I had the chance I would always choose to eat outside. There is just something about the atmosphere that … Continue reading

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Fruits and Vegetables in Italy

I love the sidewalk fruit and vegetable carts so prevalent in Italy and it doesn’t matter if I am in a small village or in a bigger town. Everything is fresh and the people are so happy to sell their … Continue reading

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Second Day in Verona

Tuesday May 10 Verona is easily a place where you can walk almost everywhere and see the main sights, but since I have a few days here I decided to buy a ticket for the Sightseeing Verona Hop On Hop … Continue reading

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Bellissima Verona

May 8 Sunday I had a chance to practice my Italian this morning with the taxi driver on the way to the station. I guess I am getting better at Italian because we had a conversation the entire way there, … Continue reading

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Travel Plans Through Northern Italy

I am feeling more settled about my trip, which is only six weeks away now!  After much research and thinking about things for awhile, trying to decide where to go, today I made some concrete plans. I am really excited … Continue reading

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